Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln’ (Fountain Grass) is a compact perennial grass forming a dense clump of gracefully arching linear leaves. Bright green in summer, they turn golden-yellow in the fall before fading to beige. The foliage usually remains attractive throughout the winter.
Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln’
- Position: full sun.
- Soil: light, well-drained soil.
- Rate of growth: average.
- Flowering period: July to September.
- Hardiness: frost hardy (will need winter protection in cold areas) …
- Garden care: A generous layer of mulch in autumn will help keep the roots warmer in winter.